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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report
Animalia (kingdom) » Chordata (phylum) » Elasmobranchii (class) » Rajiformes (order) » Dasyatidae (family)
|CAAB Code:||37 035032|
Urogymnus acanthobothrium Last, White & Kyne, 2016
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|Taxon Notes:||Described from a specimen collected in Cambridge Gulf, WA, 15°33′ S, 127°59′ E. Juveniles collected in 2.2-8.7m from lower reaches of Wildman and West Alligator Rivers, NT, the lower Ord R. and West Arm of Cambridge Gulf, WA. An adult female was recorded in marine waters at a depth of 60 m east of the Wessel Islands (11°18′ S, 137°00′ E), NT. Subadult specimens caught in the Gulf of Papua were from depths of 10–20 m.|
|Record source and|
|LAST, PETER R., WHITE, WILLIAM T., KYNE, PETER M., 2016. Urogymnus acanthobothrium sp. nov., a new euryhaline whipray (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) from Australia and Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa, Vol. 4147: 162. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4147.2.4|